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-established departments, defense, nasa, department of energy, all their acquisition management. they are still on the high-risk list, so that's a tough issue to resolve. and it's all about implementation and having the property discipline in place. >> and just to provide some context. gao has issued over 13 of products looking at every aspect of the justice programs and operations and made over 1800 recommendations. a key looking across all those protestant impact of the departments efforts, trace back to the management of the department. is to put this in context. we have identified this as a crosscutting issue and all the management areas are important, i agree that acquisitions along with i.t. are the two areas that have the most direct effect under the departments ability to secure the border, secure air travel. i.t. is very, very similar to acquisition. dhs is focus, the report on the initiatives that they are pursuing, and sure they're following their existing policy, not just in acquisition and i.t. but across all the management functions. dhs has good policy in place. the key is really execution,
are legislating -- and i can also tell him where not going to carry on with a proposal made by the previous energy secretary which was about 179 pounds on everybody's bill. we decided to scrap that. >> ed miliband. [shouting] >> trento want to ask the primers about the situation in cyprus. can the prime minister update the house what is being done to protect the british nationals including our armed forces who have deposits in cyprus banks? >> the leader of the opposition raises and externally important issue, and a very sensitive and difficult time for the republic of cyprus. first of all on the issue of anyone who is in cyprus because they've been sent there by the british government in the armed forces, m.o.d., or the foreign office, we've guaranteed that they won't anyway lose out in terms of their earnings or their savings. that is the first thing to say. we've also sure that money will be available which is why a plane with the money was sent to cyprus last night. in terms of, in terms of british citizens in cyprus, assumed our many thousands, of course we cannot insure them against any loss
? >> yeah. >> there's so much negative energy for opponents of the aca. one of the things we needed was talk up the benefits because not everybody knows it's a good thing. some people might think they should wait. we want people to sign up right away. and talking to community-based organizations, there are a lot of federal resources, but there will not be a perfect plan handed to you on a silver platter. don't wait. this is an opportunity for our community. you need to do what you can in your own community, seek out these resources, but don't wait until it comes to you. you need to go to it. >> and definitely from the perspective of the national minority -- [inaudible] we represent over 3,000 community-based organizations throughout the country, and one of the things that we're trying to do is pass along a lot of the information that's being put out by hhs because it's already been well articulated that the cbos have a traditional role in helping the people that they serve get access to these expanded programs, and we need to put the tools at their fingertips. so the council really sees itse
. that would fit inside this room. having energy about 25 times the bomb used in hiroshima or about 427 tons of tnt. the people were lucky. that asteroid exploded more than 60 miles from the city and still injured 1000. the last major impact before that was in 1908. that asteroid was about 500 times the explosive energy of hiroshima. it was only about a factor, not quite fit in this room but not much larger. i'd lik like to start a video to show you what the solar system really looks like. this is an anatomically accurate, depiction of all the known asteroids in our space. this is every single loan astrid. ones on the outside part of the, that is the asteroid belt. those are the ones that will not hit the earth, between mars and jupiter. the ones on the inside, those are the ones that could hit earth and those are the ones that dr. green talked about. those are the ones we're concerned with. there's about 10,000 known near earth asteroids. however, we know that this is only a tiny fraction of those larger than the one that sharply of the windows are about 1 million. we do this by counting cr
the department of energy loans which i think could be more useful here at home to build bridges. so i urge adoption of this amendment which would allow a new creation of a bridges fund, which i think our country desperately needs. thank you. mrs. murray: mr. president, the senate budget resolution that is in front of us that we are thoapg get passed tonight providing strong investments in transportation infrastructure. it fully funds map-21, the recent highway bill. it provides $50 billion for urgent transportation needs and another $10 billion for an infrastructure bank. we could put more funding towards transportation projects and fund some good projects but not without making cuts to other vital programs. the amendment before us will make unnecessary and deep cuts to foreign aid and energy programs. i oppose this amendment and ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there appears to be a sufficient second. the clerk will call the roll. vote: the presiding officer: are there any senators in the chamber wishing to vote or change their vote? if not,
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